Bartlett Designs: Speculating with Architecture communicates a new message about the importance of inventive and well-designed architecture and its relevance to the wider public. Highly visual, this unique resource features full-color images showcasing the newest generation of designers. Visually stunning, the text is richly illustrated with drawings and both computer-aided and hand-crafted models. It demonstrates to both professionals and the interested public the Bartlett School of Architecture's continued interest in cutting-edge aesthetics, while also engaging with core issues, such as sustainability, housing, and the design of public urban space.
Iain Borden is an architectural historian and urban commentator. He has written and edited several books. He is Head of the Bartlett School of Architecture, where he is Professor of Architecture and Urban Culture and Director of Architectural History and Theory.